A Street Social Worker Tells What It's Really Like, by Pete Earley: http://www.peteearley.com/2017/12/04/lynn-nanos-a-street-social-worker-tells-what-its-really-lik
A Clinician's Snapshot of a Revolving Door, by the Treatment Advocacy Center: http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/fixing-the-system/features-and-news/3883-a-clinicians-snapshot-of-a-revolving-door-personally-speaking-
Seeking Inpatient Treatment? The Mentally Ill Need Not Apply, by the Treatment Advocacy Center: http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/fixing-the-system/features-and-news/3987-seeking-inpatient-treatment-the-mentally-ill-need-not-apply
One Source. One Organ., by the Treatment Advocacy Center: http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/fixing-the-system/features-and-news/3929-one-source-one-organ
Illustration by Ivan Potter-Smith
Lynn Nanos is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in her eleventh year as a full-time mobile emergency psychiatric clinician in Massachusetts. After graduating from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Social Work, she worked as an inpatient psychiatric social worker for approximately seven years. She is an active member of the National Shattering Silence Coalition that advocates for the seriously mentally ill population.